Tagged: #edtech

Monday Jan 29 2018

6:07 am Another good night! M had so much fun with the whole family at brunch yesterday. She kept telling me that she wished the day wouldn’t end. And, in an effort to make her...

Saturday Jan 20 2018

Saturday Jan 20 2018

4:49 am Today is a working Saturday. I have an Aquarium Teachers’ Advisory Council all morning, and then tutoring all afternoon. M will be with my folks, and I’m hoping to stop by and...

Sunday Jan 14 2018

Sunday Jan 14 2018

1:04pm So glad it is a long weekend! Yesterday, M had a 24 hour flu, so she slept on the couch all day and my mom came over to watch her while I was...

Wednesday Jan 10 2018

Wednesday Jan 10 2018

5:57am I drove home last night thinking about the psychology of being a teacher. Throughout the day, I had a series of interactions that surprised me, and I wonder if I could have done...

Tues Jan 8 2018

Tues Jan 8 2018

6:24am Yesterday was a good day back at school. I worked on a number of projects that I really like – Minecrafting Medieval castles, building digital portfolios with students, sharing our work with visiting...

Mon Jan 8 2018

6:19am Back to school today! Bedtime was tough last night, knowing that the weekend and birthday festivities are being replaced by school and schedules. But the snow plows were digging out Needham Center (finally)...

Jan 7

7:05am Yesterday was a great birthday! I spent the day with Mairead and my folks, received birthday wishes from friends on social media, talked to two of my brothers, made a little tutoring money,...

Authentic Audiences

I believe students engage most fully and produce their best work when they have an authentic audience in mind. The first year I took my high school Latin class to Italy in 2014, I...

Snow Day!

12:12pm Today is a Snow Day! We are in the middle of a bombogenesis! That is a blizzard that brings a quick drop in pressure, strong winds, and LOTS of snow. We will probably...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Over the past two years, I have been learning to blog. I primarily use my blog to reflect upon the work I am doing as a parent and teacher in the...